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Redware jar fragments (at least 2 vessels) and token

This group of redware fragments represents at least two different vessels. Most of the body of a small jar is still intact with other fragments present. Another jar of coarser clay fabric is also represented. A vessel fragment shaped and worn to make a token (or ostracon) is also part of the group.


From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1031. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan. (Accession date: August 29, 2006)

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Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.


Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

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The Ancient World